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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

September events at Derby Neck Library

The following events will take place at the Derby Neck Library, 307 Hawthorne Ave., in September. For details, please call the library at 203-734-1492.

Smash Club! for teens and tweens 
Thursday, Sept. 3 from 2-4 p.m.
The first meeting of the Smash Club! for teens and tweens. Come play exciting games on our Nintendo Wii U  just for fun, not for competition. Featured will be the Super Smash Brothers and other newly released games. Bring a friend and enhance your skills.

Dinner and a Movie for ages 18 and older
Thursday, Sept 3 at 5:30 p.m.,
Come enjoy this month’s feature film, “Mad Max,” shown in high definition Blu-ray on our large screen. A free dinner is served at intermission and free movie-style refreshments are also available during the show.

Tech Talks,
Monday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. and again on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10:30 a.m., 
Tech Talks, an on-going monthly program that offers advice and some training on how to best use the technology in your life.  Topics vary each month, so please call the library for this month’s featured talk.  Feel free to bring your questions to this session as well.

Miss Kathi in Bedtime Music and Movement
Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Come dance and sing under our indoor stars. Those attending may wish to wear jammies and bring along a favorite stuffed animal.

Women’s Forum
Monday, Sept 21 at 12:30 p.m.
A monthly lunch group that discusses literature, mainly short stories. This month’s stories are “Me and Big Foot” by Jill McCorkle” and “The Last Few Kilometres” by Leonid Tsypkin; copies of the stories are available at the library. Bring a light lunch if you wish, we serve free coffee and tea.

Advanced Care Planning session
Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Lead by Daun Barrett, director of Community Outreach and Parish Nursing at Griffin Hospital, learn all the details of the process of planning for future medical decisions. This method  reduces the stress and confusion of making medical decisions in crisis situations. This is a free program.

Evening Book Club
Monday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m.
This group meets monthly, on the final Monday, to discuss shorter books of fiction, memoir, or non-fiction, including inspirational themes. Each discussion is both stimulating and informative. Free copies of the books are available at the library; this month we focus on “The Actual” by Saul Bellow.

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